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Looking beyond Facebook, BuzzFeed turns to new business models

The Facebook-Google duopoly has become an intractable problem for media companies today. BuzzFeed thinks more diversified revenue streams are a partial solution.

Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Lab | December 13, 2017

Here are three tools that help digital journalists save their work in case a site shuts down

In the event that a digital outlet folds, here are some tools to allow a journalist to archive his or her work. 

Lauren Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | November 23, 2017

Why news sites should re-think the importance of clicks

Media economics expert Robert Picard recently spoke on the overstated role that website analytics play in news sites' business models — and how we can rethink this.

James Breiner | November 22, 2017

Media entrepreneurs share advice on learning from mistakes

After asking journalists about their startups, IJNet got the nitty-gritty on the errors they made, the lessons learned and what advice they have for journalists seeking to follow a similar path.

Clothilde Goujard | November 21, 2017

Central and Eastern European journalists collaborate to counter propaganda

Using cross-border collaborative journalism, reporters in Central and Eastern Europe are amplifying their news against populist and propagandized media.  

Judith Langowski | November 14, 2017

‘Trust in News’ study shows more trust for print publications than digital

A global study on the attitudes of news consumers finds print journalism is more trusted than online journalism. How does this effect companies trying to monetize new forms of media?

Ian Gibbs, MediaShift | November 10, 2017

Not a revolution (yet): Data journalism hasn’t changed that much in 4 years, a new paper finds

A new research paper examining data journalism projects nominated for awards over the past four years has found the "data revolution" still isn't as large and widespread as previously thought. 

Lauren Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | October 27, 2017

8 key trends in local journalism

Digital technologies have disrupted local journalism, but also produced new possibilities. Here are eight ideas, gleaned from research in the Pacific Northwest, of how newsrooms can respond to the challenge. 

Damian Radcliffe | October 20, 2017

Study shows tech revolution may be leaving newsrooms behind

A new global study from the International Center for Journalists has found that while some news organizations and journalists are making strides in adopting new technologies, even more newsrooms are falling behind.

Sam Berkhead | October 10, 2017

ICFJ Knight Fellows share free digital tools that any newsroom can use

Steal our tools! Ahead of #ONA17, IJNet is launching a new toolkit with 30 tools for online journalists.

Sara Olstad | October 04, 2017

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